Located in the heart of the UNESCO-listed Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Vietnam's Quang Binh province, Hang Son Doong is one of the most captivating destinations that can be experienced in Southeast Asia.
After our first expedition to Vietnam, our team had explored a number of caves in many provinces. On our second expedition, I chose to return only to Quang Binh for the whole expedition. This proved to be a very good decision because we discovered some of the world’s finest caves and especially river caves.
Howard Limbert is the UK cave expedition leader in Vietnam since 1990. He and his team explored and mapped more than 500 caves in Vietnam from 1990 to 2020. Today Howard shares his story about his first trip to Vietnam.
A team of British divers have dived the terminal sump of Hang Son Doong with support from Oxalis recently. In extremely challenging conditions, the sump was dived to a depth of -77m making it the deepest cave dive in Vietnam.
A new underground tunnel has been discovered in the world’s largest cave Son Doong in Quang Binh Province, attendees heard at a press briefing in Hanoi on the latest diving expedition inside the cave.